Tuesday, March 22, 2005

New Product Announcement--->Dekker Encyclopedias

Dekker Encyclopedias

'Dekker is a digital publisher that offers authoritative scientific, technical, & medical content accessible at the article level with linked references. "

The library has invested in a selection of Dekker Encyclopedias--the available titles are:

Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements
Situated as a scientific checkpoint for the many over-the-counter supplements carried in today's nutritional products marketplace, this definitive Encyclopedia of Dietary Supplements presents peer-reviewed, objective entries that rigorously review the most significant scientific research-funneling basic chemical, preclinical, and clinical data into a descriptive form universally useful to health care professionals, researchers, and educated, health-conscious consumers.

Encyclopedia of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering

Written by some 400 subject experts representing diverse academic and applied domains, this multidisciplinary resource surveys the vanguard of biomaterials and biomedical engineering technologies utilizing biomaterials—uncovering current lines of research as well as innovative applications in tissue engineering, prosthetics, drug delivery, biosensors, and medical devices. The Encyclopedia vibrantly portrays field progress through the placement of nearly 9000 literature citations, 200 chemical structures and equations, and 350 color graphics.

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science
Targets new and dynamic movements in the distribution, acquisition, and development of print and online media—addressing recruitment, program planning in the digital era, information management, advances in digital technology and encoding, intellectual property issues, and hardware, software, and database selection and design.

Encyclopedia of water science
Abounding with figures, images, and illustrations previously unavailable in print publications, the Encyclopedia of Water Science provides instant access to the most effective procedures in agricultural water engineering—unveiling a wide spectrum of design concepts, methodologies, and solutions for enhanced performance of water quality, treatment, conservation, and irrigation methods, as well as improved water efficiency in agricultural programs.

Encyclopedia of biopharmaceutical statistics
Remaining on the cutting-edge of this rapidly evolving field, this unequaled resource has expanded more than 70% of its original entries to review amendments to regulatory requirements and recently developed statistical methods impacting the drug review/approval process and biopharmaceutical research and development.

Encyclopedia of medical genomics and proteomics
The Encyclopedia of Medical Genomics and Proteomics contains more than 250 entries dealing with the advances of molecular medicine in the areas of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of genetic and infectious diseases. It also covers the laboratory techniques used to analyze large proteins, RNA, and DNA.

Dekker encyclopedia of nanoscience and nanotechnology
Placing specialists at the forefront of the nanoscience revolution, this reference identifies current challenges and development paths sure to influence fields ranging from materials and surface science, chemistry, and biomedicine to computer technology, information processing, and mechanical, optical, and electrical engineering—examining the design, application, and utilization of devices, techniques, and technologies critical to research at atomic, molecular, and macromolecular levels ranging from 1–100 nanometers

Encyclopedia of supramolecular chemistry
Crystallizing a rapidly expanding interdisciplinary field—not to mention one of the most popular and newsworthy areas in contemporary chemistry—the two-volume Encyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry offers authoritative, centralized information on the topic. User-friendly and high-quality articles parse the latest supramolecular advancements and methods in the areas of chemistry, biochemistry, biology, environmental and materials science and engineering, physics, computer science, and applied mathematics. Designed for specialists and students alike, the Encyclopedia covers the fundamentals of supramolecular chemistry and sets the standard for relevant future research.

-descriptions from Site

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